23 Psychological Life Hacks to get an Advantage Have you always wondered about the subtle things you can do to totally improve the outcome of a situation? It is something that I have constantly been thinking about. After spending some time searching up on the subject I came across some incredible bits of advice from a reddit discussion. From this, I’ve pulled out and organized users’ top advice on how to improve your outcomes. 23 psychological Life Hacks to get a Situational advantage. When you first meet people try to notice their eye color while also smiling at them. Does The Dog Die? #TubeClash - The Movie There are "wookies" in the movie that look little like the ones in Star Wars, but are more like cute little fuzzballs. One of them is killed by a character by being cut in half, being mistaken for a monster. It however comes back to life as a zombie and appears as such for the rest of the movie and its sequels. So despite being killed, it is undead for most of its on-screen time and still has its consciousness. There are also other zombie wookies, but we don't see them die. 10 Cloverfield Lane Two dead pigs, named Frank and Mildred, are seen briefly (they are never shown alive).
Rethinking the Placebo Effect: How Our Minds Actually Affect Our Bodies by Maria Popova The startling physiological effects of loneliness, optimism, and meditation. In 2013, Neil deGrasse Tyson hosted a mind-bending debate on the nature of “nothing” — an inquiry that has occupied thinkers since the dawn of recorded thought and permeates everything from Hamlet’s iconic question to the boldest frontiers of quantum physics. That’s precisely what New Scientist editor-in-chief Jeremy Webb explores with a kaleidoscopic lens in Nothing: Surprising Insights Everywhere from Zero to Oblivion (public library | IndieBound) — a terrific collection of essays and articles exploring everything from vacuum to the birth and death of the universe to how the concept of zero gained wide acceptance in the 17th century after being shunned as a dangerous innovation for 400 years. As Webb elegantly puts it, “nothing becomes a lens through which we can explore the universe around us and even what it is to be human.
30 Clever Gadgets Every Geek Should Have We all have tons of things at home that are compulsive buys, or just straight up decorations that have no use other than to look good. This sweet bike pizza cutter is both functional and nice to look at. This is the Fixie Pizza Cutter and it does a hell of a job cutting up your pizza to enjoy or just sitting there to look fancy. The rest of these gadgets have similar form and function that any smart geek would enjoy. It get's tiring holding book's open. Reevaluate Your Life In 10 Minutes I’m 24, which means that most of my friends are asking themselves some version of — What’s next? For me, journalism was out. That career dream died the day I actually imagined myself holed up in a news room, busting out click bait. I thought about advertising, PR, doing biz-dev for a web video outfit that did story-based branding (would you like another buzzword with that?)
10 Terrifying Planets You Don't Want To Visit Space Space exploration is a grand adventure. Its mystery has always captivated us and the inevitable discoveries to come will add to the many cosmological insights we already have. But let this list serve as a warning for any weary inter-solar travelers. Lucid Dreaming Techniques: A Guide To Lucid Dream Induction Here are my top lucid dreaming techniques for beginners. They range from simple memory exercises (like Reality Checks and Mnemonic Induction of Lucid Dreams) to specialized meditation (like Wake Induced Lucid Dreams). Lucid Dreaming Tutorials For step-by-step tutorials and audio tools for lucid dream induction and exploration, check out my Lucid Dreaming Fast Track study program for beginners and beyond. 52 Ways to Have Lucid Dreams
Awesome Fire Pit Swing Set What’s better than sitting around a campfire in the summer evenings? A beautiful summer evening with a backyard fire pit is the perfect gathering spot for family and friends. How does it look this place ? Materials: 6- Bags of Sacreete (or Quickcreete – whatever you call it) one for each upright. 6- 6x6x10’s (for the uprights) 6- 6x6x8’s for the top sections 6- 2x6x8’s for the stabilizers that go kitty corner on top of 6×6’s (for strength) 24- 3/8’s x 8″ lags for laggin the top horizontal pieces to the uprights (countersunk) 24- 4″ Deck screws for screwing the top pieces together horizontally before lagging them. 24 – 3″ Deck screws for screwing the top 2×6 stabilizers to the 6×6’s 10- 3/8×8″ eyebolts with nuts and washers for hanging the swings ” I din’t have any building instructions to go by, pretty much just winged it.
30 Of The Hardest (But Most Necessary) Things That Must Be Done To Achieve SuccessElite Daily Success is defined differently for everyone; however, facing difficulties on the road to success is a common denominator for anyone pursuing his or her passions. What separates those who see their dreams through and those who don’t is the ability to do what others will not. Everyone can dream of eventual success, but accomplishing one’s goals requires taking on the difficult tasks and functions for which many people do not have the courage or stamina. Winston Churchill said, “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.”
Artist Captures Pizzas Hanging Out in Unusual Places Artist and photographer Jonpaul Douglass cannot be accused of being boring or lacking in humor. In his fantastic series, Pizzas in the Wild, we see pizzas appearing in the most unusual places. Pizza hubcaps adorn cars. Top 12 Coolest Offices In The World Some offices can be boring and stifling, but definitely not these – we made a list of the coolest and most well-designed office spaces in the world. Not all work spaces were created equal – some can reduce workers’ morale while others can keep them happy and inspire them to be more energetic and creative. For companies like Google, which require smart, creative and in-demand workers, such offices offer a competitive edge when trying to attract young and intelligent employees. [Read more...] There are many different ways to make an office cater to its workers.